Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Haigazian University and the Education Development Center (EDC) – Higher Education Capacity Development (HECD)


Haigazian University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Education Development Center (EDC), implementer of USAID’s Higher Education Capacity Development (HECD) program, aiming at improving the institutional capacity of the University to deliver Job Readiness programs, in addition to providing expanded job readiness programs and tools.

Activated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the $10M program activities, signed with five Lebanese Higher Education Institutions including Haigazian University, will work towards strengthening the human and institutional capacity of the selected institutions of higher learning, by improving their organizational effectiveness, management and administration, research capacity and methods, facilities, degree programs, curricula and pedagogy.

The MOU was signed by University President, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian, and Chief of Party of USAID-HECD, Mr. Bill Potter, in the presence of representatives from both sides. The MOU clarified the roles and responsibilities of HECD and Haigazian University, ensuring the best working methods to implement HECD program activities and its associated monitoring, evaluation and learning protocols.


Mira Yardemian

Public Relations Director



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